A day in Melbourne
Ooty, coonoor,lovedale- few days in the Nilgiris
Kedarkantha Trek, Uttarakhand.
The Less Explored Kareri Lake Trek!
(a) Trekking Shoes – they prevent ankle twist and have better grip (b) Full sleeve T-shirts (c) Full sleeve woolen (d) Thick Jacket (for winter season) (e) Socks (2 pairs): 1 cotton (for trekking) and 1 woolen (may need while sleeping) (f) Gloves(1 pair for winter season) (g) Woollen Cap/Balaclava(1 for winter season) (h) Raincoat/Poncho (i) Water Bottle) (j) Light towel and Toilet paper (k) LED torch (l) Plastic covers: While packing, use plastic bags to ensure the clothes and other essentials remain dry in case of rain....
Nag Tibba - An Easy Weekend Trek
(a) Trekking Shoes - they prevent ankle twist and have better grip (b) Full sleeve T-shirts (c) Full sleeve woolen (d) Thick Jacket (for winter season) (e) Socks (2 pairs): 1 cotton (for trekking) and 1 woolen (may need while sleeping) (f) Gloves(1 pair for winter season) (g) Woolen Cap/Balaclava(1 for winter season) (h) Raincoat/Poncho (i) Gaters - Prevent Snow from entering the shoes (j) Water Bottle (k) Light towel and Toilet paper (l) LED torch (m) Plastic covers: While packing, use plastic bags to ensure the clothes and other essentials remain dry in case of rain....
Concept of Layering : For memorable Treks
A Complete List Of Things To Take For Your First Himalayan Trek
The Summit (Day 3) – drenched in body not in spirit
All You Need To Know About The Everest Base Camp Trek
A comfy day-pack (25-35L is good), a light, water-proof jacket, a fleece, 3 dry-fit t-shirts, 2 warm base layers, 2 pairs of trousers (one water-proof and one thermal-lined), a few pairs of thick socks, a warm hat and gloves, a balaclava that covers your nose and mouth as it can be very dusty, sunglasses to prevent sun or snow blindness and factor 30+ sun cream....
Hiking Essentials for Beginners
A tryst with Himalayas - Lamayuru to Konzke la trek
Here is what i really recommend one should carry without fail - A down jacket (costs upto Rs 4K), a balaclava (sort of monkey cap), Thermal (top and bottom), fleece layer (top and bottom), a sweater, Sun cap, Shades, 2 pair of woolen gloves, atleast 3 pair of woolen socks, 2 pair of cotton socks, torch, lot of tissue papers, a Milton 500 ml flask, 50+ SPF sunscreen, lip balm, good trek pants (costs upto Rs 3K)....
A Week in Paradise – Mauritius
A trek essentials checklist, curated for the Himalayas!
. · ID Proof · Driving License · Vehicle Documents · Riding Gear (Helmet and Jacket must) · Face Mask or Balaclava (Optional) · Bike Accessories (Tool Kit and Cables) · Torch Light and Swiss Knife Recommendation If you can manage a week or two leave from your routine in India, then head towards South....
Hiking in the Canadian Rockies
If anyone is interested to do the Leh Ladakh tour, below are some useful details Best time to Visit - Between June to September Budget - 50000 to 60000 INR Manali Bike Rental Shop - Himalayan Bike Tour Manali Stay - Hotel Surabhi @ Vashist Leh Stay - Solpon Guest House at Upper Changspa Mandatory things to Carry - ID Proof Trekking Bag Medical Kit Thermals, Sweater and Rain coat Riding gear (Helmet,jacket,cold gloves,elbow and knee pads) Gum Boots Face mask or Balaclava Bike Accessories ( Tool Kit and Cables) Woolen Socks and hand gloves Torch light and swiss knife Places to visit - Pangong Lake Khardungla Tso Moriri Lake Nubra Valley Diskit Monastery Shanti Stupa Hemis Monastery Thiksey Monastery Shey Palace Namgyal Tsemo Monastery Leh Palace Hall of Fame Spituk Monastery Pathar Sahib Gurudwara Lamayuru Magnetic Hill Indus and Zanskar Confluence My sincere recommendation, if it has to be a vacation in India that's to be lived in memories for a lifetime, it has to be LADAKH!...
15 Things To Keep In Mind While Planning Your Ladakh Motorcycle Trip
I am generally not very particular about my eating habits but once I hit the higher altitudes after Srinagar and till the time I wasn't back in the lower altitudes of Manali, I religiously ensured that I have 3 to 4 litres of water everyday, proper meals and chocolates / biscuits for energy every now and then. 5) Wear a Balaclava or use a piece of clean cloth to cover your mouth while riding in very high altitudes....
Rupin Pass Trek
Me, my bike, and my rides
Mission Ladakh Accomplished !
Bike Trip to Ladakh
Here is what most people carried: Dome Tents, Sleeping Bags, Riding Jackets, Glove, Boots, Socks, Thermals, Helmets, Balaclava, Quechua Camelbacks, A few pairs of jeans and t-shirts, Elbow and knee guards (Fox-Pro) Later in the noon we got hold of our rented bikes from Bike Rentals Manali (http://www.bikerentalsmanali.com/) – 2 Black Royal Enfield Classis 350....
The Lamayuru- Zanskar Trek (The Sub-zero Chronicles, Ladakh 2015)
Consider I looked ready to climb the Everest dressed as I was in 2 pairs of thermal inners, a full sleeve t shirt, a fleece T shirt, a fleece jacket, A down Jacket and the Wind jacket on top of it all, 2 pairs of gloves, A Balaclava and UV sunglasses I still had to limit my speed to 30 kmph with frequent stops to stop my fingers from going numb....